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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ALCOHOL. The product of distillation of any fermented liquid, whether rectified or diluted, whatever may be the origin thereof, and includes synthetic ethyl alcohol. It does not include denatured alcohol or wood alcohol.
ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR. Includes alcohol, spirits, wine and beer, and every liquid or solid, patented or not, containing alcohol, spirits, wine or beer and capable of being consumed as a beverage by a human being.
BARTENDER. Any person who dispenses, sells or serves alcoholic liquor to the general public.
BEER. A beverage obtained by the alcoholic fermentation of an infusion or concoction of barley, or other grain, malt and hops in water, and includes, among other things, beer, ale, stout, lager beer, porter and the like.
LIQUOR STORE. A retail establishment which sells alcohol, alcoholic liquor, spirits, beer or wine as one of its principal purposes of business.
MINOR. Any person under the age of 21 years.
RESTAURANT. Any public place, kept, used, maintained, advertised and where meals are actually and regularly served in accordance with a general menu, without sleeping accommodations, the space being provided with an adequate and sanitary kitchen and dining room equipment and having employed therein a sufficient number and kind of employees to prepare, cook and serve suitable food for its patrons.
SELL or SALE AT RETAIL. Sales for use or consumption and not for resale in any form.
SPIRITS. Any beverage which contains alcohol obtained by distillation, mixed with water or other substance in solution, and includes brandy, rum, whiskey, gin or other spirituous liquors, and those liquors when rectified, blended or otherwise mixed with alcohol or other substances.
WINE. Any alcoholic beverage obtained by the fermentation of natural contents of fruits or vegetables, containing sugar, including such beverages when fortified by the addition of alcohol or spirits, as herein defined.
(1983 Code, § 3-2A-1) (Ord. 99-8, passed 5-3-1999; Ord. 99-17, passed 10-4-1999; Ord. 05-04, passed 4-4-2005)